Summary of training– FULL outline available on request
This course is intended for IT professionals who are interested in:
Expanding their knowledge base and technical skills about Windows 7 Client.
Acquiring deep technical knowledge of Windows 7.
Learning the details of Windows 7 technologies.
Focusing on the 'how to' associated with Windows 7 technologies.
Most of these professionals use some version of Windows client at their work place and are looking at new and better ways to perform some of the current functions.
Those intending to take the 70-680: MCTS: Microsoft Windows 7, Configuring exam
the 70-682: MCITP: Upgrading to Microsoft Windows 7 MCITP Enterprise Desktop Technician exam will also benefit from attendance at this course.
Experience installing PC hardware and devices.
Basic understanding of TCP/IP and networking concepts.
Basic Windows and Active Directory knowledge.
The skills to map network file shares.
Experience working from a command prompt.
Basic knowledge of the fundamentals of applications. For example, how client computer applications communicate with the server.
Basic understanding of security concepts such as authentication and authorization.
An understanding of the fundamental principles of using printers.
If you have previous experience working with Windows XP Client and technologies and have attended a similar course to this on a previous Windows version, then this course may not be suitable for you, so please contact us to discuss the suitability of this course for you.
Delegates will learn how to
At the end of this course you will be able to:
Perform a clean installation of Windows 7, upgrade to Windows 7, and migrate user-related data and settings from an earlier version of Windows.
Configure disks, partitions, volumes, and device drivers to enable a Windows 7 client computer.
Configure file access and printers on a Windows 7 client computer.
Configure network connectivity on a Windows 7 client computer.
Configure wireless network connectivity on a Windows 7 client computer.
Secure Windows 7 client desktop computers.
Optimize and maintain the performance and reliability of a Windows 7 client computer.
Configure mobile computing and remote access settings for a Windows 7 client computer.
Module 1: Installing, Upgrading, and Migrating to Windows 7
This module explains how to install, upgrade and migrate to Windows 7. It also describes the key features, editions, and hardware requirements of Windows 7.
Module 2: Configuring Disks and Device Drivers
This module examines how to configure disks, partitions, volumes, and device drivers to enable Windows 7 to function as desired.
Module 3: Configuring File Access and Printers on Windows 7 Client Computers
This module explains how to manage access to shared folders and printers on a computer running Windows 7. Specifically, it describes how to share and secure folders, configure folder compression, and how to install, configure, and administer printing.
Module 4: Configuring Network Connectivity
This module explains both IPv4 and IPv6 network connectivity. It also describes how to implement automatic IP Address Allocation and troubleshoot network connectivity.
Module 5: Configuring Wireless Network Connections
This module describes key wireless network technologies and how to configure wireless network components and the Windows 7 elements that are necessary to access wireless networks.
Module 6: Securing Windows 7 Desktops
This module describes how to make a Windows 7 computer more secure while ensuring usability is not sacrificed in the process. Specifically, it describes Windows Firewall, User Account Control, Windows Defender, and Security in Internet Explorer 8.
Module 7: Optimizing and Maintaining Windows 7 Client Computers
This module describes how to use the monitoring and configuration tools to obtain information about Windows 7 performance and how to troubleshoot performance and reliability problems.
Module 8: Configuring Mobile Computing and Remote Access in Windows 7
This module explains how to configure mobile devices and remote access. It also discusses DirectAccess and BranchCache which are new for Windows 7.